Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

Who Was Martin Luther King, Jr.?

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. was only 25 when he helped organize the Montgomery Bus Boycott and was soon organizing black people across the country in support of the right to vote, desegregation, and other basic civil rights. Maintaining nonviolent and peaceful tactics even when his life was threatened, King was also an advocate for the poor and spoke out against racial and economic injustice until his death;from an assassin's bullet;in 1968. With clearly written text that explains this tumultuous time in history and 80 black-and-white illustrations, this Who Was...? celebrates the vision and the legacy of a remarkable man.
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Grosset & Dunlap, c2008.
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ISBN: 9780448447230
0448447231
Call Number: 921 KING
Characteristics: 105 p. : ill., maps ; 20 cm.
Subjects: King, Martin Luther, Jr., 1929-1968 -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Civil rights -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile literature.
Baptists -- United States -- Clergy -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Civil rights workers -- United States -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
African Americans -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Additional Contributors: Wolf, Elizabeth 1954-- Illustrator

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